The Works of Thomas Hearne, M.A; Robert of Gloucester's Chronicle, Transcrib'd, and Now First Publish'd by Thomas Hearne. 1724 Volume 1

The Works of Thomas Hearne, M.A; Robert of Gloucester's Chronicle, Transcrib'd, and Now First Publish'd by Thomas Hearne. 1724 Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1724 edition. Excerpt: ...y scb. Merlyn was bo in Walis. he was sone of sojt Myd messingeres, & y fonde, & to be kyng y brojte. The kyng made hym joye ynow, & amon hem alle Bed hym telle of som 'bing, bat hym schulde bi falle. "Sire kyng," quob Merlyn bo, "suche binges y wys "Ne bib for to schewe nojt, but wen gret nede ys. "For'jef ich seide in bismare, ober buteyt ned were, ' Sone from me 7 he' wolde wende be Gost, bat dob me 1ere. be kyng, bo non ober nas, bod bym som quoyntyse Bi benke aboute- bilke cors, bat so noble were and wyse. 4i Sire kyng," quob Merlyn bo, "jef bou wolt here caste, "In 10 be' honour of hem, a werk that euer schal y laste, "To be " hul of Kylar send in to Yrloud,"m Aftur be noble stones, bat ber habbet lenge y stonde, "bat was be treche of geandes, for a quoynte werk ber ys "Of stones al wyb art y mad, in be world such non ys.-u ' Ne ber nys noting, bat me scholde my J strcngbe a douij caste. "Stode heo here, as heo dob here, euer a wolde laste. he kyng4 somdcl to lyjhe, ho he herde bis tale, -' How myjte," he scyde," suche stones, so grete & so fide, " Be y brojt of so fer loud? & jet mest of were, 11 Me wolde wene, bat in his lond no ston to worche nerc. ' Sire kyng," quoh Merlyn, "ne make nojt an ydel such Ijjhyng. For yt nys and ydel nojt, bat ich telle his tybing. "For in he t'arreste stude of AfFric geandes while fette ( bike stones for medycinc, & in Yrlond hem sette, "- While heo woneden in Yrlond, to make here babes here, "her vnder forto babi, wen bei syk were. "For - heo wolde be stones wasch, & ber inne babe y wis. (f o For yS no ston Jer among, bat of grct vertu nys. 'Ne...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236511921
  • 9781236511928